By Sally Garcia, EnStarz | Oct 13, 2012 02:20 PM EDT
Asteroid 2012 TC4, which is about the size of a house, passed closer to Earth than the moon on Friday posing no damages to the planet.
2012 TC4, which measures about 56 feet wide (17 meters wide), passed the Earth at 1:30 am EST Friday about 59,000 miles (95,000 km) away, NASA reported.
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At that size it was not visible to the naked eye but amateur astronomers posted a video online of the event.
Online websites The Virtual Telescope Project and Slooh Space camera, also offered live streaming of the flyby on their websites.
Asteroid 2012 TC4 was the second to pass Earth inside the orbit of the Moon this week. The first asteroid was 2012 TV, which was bigger at 100 ft wide (32 Meters) and passed Earth at a range of 158,000 miles, according to NASA.
Passes between the Earth and the moon are fairly frequent, according to NASA but usually they are smaller space rocks. Nasa monitors these closely because big asteroids may pose threats to Earth.
The agency has a special branch called Asteroid Watch, which is based in Pasadena, California and monitors the flybys.
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